Well, now that we're through another exiting political season, someone has their sites on the White House in 2012.

Jay-Z has said he is considering swapping music for politics -- and running for US president.

Not one to aim low, the rapper has revealed a penchant for politics and has set a timescale of eight years for his transformation from a music man into one of the most powerful people in the world, reports BBC Newsbeat.

via Jay-Z Hints at Running for President - Spinner.